West Point, NY has one hundred and ten forensic nursing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Yale University, the highest ranked school in this group with a forensic nursing program, has a total student population of 11,593. It is the 2nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about forensic nursing programs in West Point, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of forensic nursing professors at Yale University such as Linda Pellico.
Forensic Nursing students from West Point schools who go on to become forensic nurses, forensic accountants, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area alone, there are 1,470 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $41,730. Registered nurses in this area earn $70,780/yr and there are 4,760 employed.
West Point lies in Orange county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area has 245,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $21.87/hr average worker wage, and a $45,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 19.359 out of every 1000 jobs in West Point are held by registered nurses, and 5.998/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 110 forensic nursing schools with a 100-mile radius of West Point, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Healthcare Training Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,856/yr) for forensic nursing students, with New Jersey City University as the lowest, reported at only $6,871/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from West Point|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||25.5 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||27.6 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||27.8 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||33.9 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||33.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||36.9 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||41.8 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||43.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||44.1 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||44.5 miles|